Senior Manager, Local Public Affairs, Southern California Edison
Tammy Tran has over 15 years of experience working in government, media, and nonprofit organizations. Currently, Tammy serves as Senior Manager in Local Public Affairs at Southern California Edison (SCE), leading its Orange County Government Relations Team. Tammy joined SCE in 2013 as Senior Community Liaison where she had responsibility for developing, maintaining, and enhancing strategic engagement and partnerships with community stakeholders across SCE’s service territory. In this role, she also served as a strategist to inform SCE’s senior management about important matters that impact diverse communities. Tammy have served in other roles including Government Relations Manager, Senior Manager for Community Engagement, and President of Ascend, SCE’s Asian Pacific Islander Employee Resource Group.
Prior SCE, she served as Deputy Chief of Staff and District Director for then California State Senator Lou Correa. She has also served as a campaign manager, political consultant, executive director for a nonprofit combating human trafficking, policy advisor to a member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, and field representative for a California State Assembly Member. Tammy, being fully bilingual, has also co-hosted a weekly current events Vietnamese television program aimed at promoting civic engagement and bringing government closer to the people.
Tammy is a community organizer at heart. She is strong champion for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace and in leadership across different sectors. She is advocate for youth leadership, political engagement, and civic participation. She regularly volunteers to mentor immigrants, college and high school students with career coaching, internship, and job placements. She is an active board member of several nonprofits including her children’s school Parent Teacher Association, Orange County Youth, Orange County Forum, DEI Advisory Committee for the Rancho Santiago Community College District, Asian Americans in Action, and the Center for Asian Americans United for Self-Empowerment (CAUSE).
A proud product of Orange County public schools, Tammy earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations with a minor in Health Communications and Masters in Public Administration. Both degrees are from the University of Southern California. Tammy and her husband live in Little Saigon and are the proud parents of two active, bilingual citizens of Planet Earth, Annalise-Quynh & Viet-Zander.